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Training Opportunities

Published November 30, 2010

Training from VolunteerMaine:

December 16th,
9am:  What Does It Take To Have A Quality Volunteer Program? With Anne Schink.

*Webinars are free. Please make sure to allocate 10-15 minutes prior to the beginning of the webinar for logging on just in case of any technical problems. Email Michelle Mason. Register now!

Service Learning Workshop Series:

PART I: December 8, 2010 ** Part II: January 26, 2011, 9:30 - 2:30. Learn more.

Free Project Citizen Workshops on December 16th

. Register now! Workshops are designed for educators interested in involving their students or members of youth or community organizations in Project Citizen - a structured learning experience that helps students become responsible and involved citizens. 

Professional Credentialing-Certified in Volunteer Adminstration 

Registration for the next cycle will remain open until March 1, 2011.  (Register by December 31 and save money with the special Early Bird discount!)  Candidates registering for this cycle will be expected to take the on-line Exam at local sites in May 2011, and will have until December 2011 to complete the written Portfolio component.  This is a self-study process, requiring no travel or special classes. To get started, visit the CCVA web site at This unique, international, performance-based program recognizes practitioners with at least 3 years of experience in the field of volunteer resources management.  Originally developed decades ago by the Association for Volunteer Administration, the CVA program is now sponsored by the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration.

Training at Your Own Pace

Take self paced courses on volunteer management  anytime on and download the "Need to Know Basics" on volunteer management here.

MANP Training:
December 9: Grant Writing 101: Basic Methods and Strategies
December 14: Making Sense of the Dollars and Cents
January 6: Purpose, Prospects and Plan: Conducting a Successful Feasibility